British Airways highlights two new destinations in its 2019 summer schedule

British Airways has made this announcement:

Customers can start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Preveza in Greece and Bastia in Corsica and adds more flights to leisure destinations.

Colorful buildings of Bastia, Corsica, France

Flights will be taking off from Terminal 5 on Wednesdays and Sundays from May 26 through to September 29, 2019.

Milos Beach near Agios Nikitas Village on Lefkada, Greece

Preveza is ideally positioned as a gateway to both beach and mountain escapes, sitting just 20 minutes north of the island of Lefkada, a world-famous summer yachting haven and windsurfers’ paradise. Adventure seekers can also explore one of Europe’s great wildernesses as Preveza is located just 60 minutes away from the Pindus mountains, where travellers can trek the vast alpine trails or explore the UNESCO protected Vikos Gorge.

Island of Kefalonia in Greece.

Flights to the Corsican gateway of Bastia will operate every Saturday from May 25 to September 28, 2019 and will be the second destination the airline will serve on the French island following the launch of a new service to Figari this year. Corsica is perfectly placed between France and Italy in the Mediterranean Sea and is fast becoming a must-visit destination for European holidaymakers. Fares start from £48 in Euro Traveller and £128 in Club Europe one-way.

The airline is also increasing the number of flights it operates from Heathrow to other popular leisure destinations next summer, with more flights to Marseille, Budapest, Gibraltar, Palermo, Amsterdam and Malaga and a new service from Gatwick to Kos taking off from May 15, 2019.

Flights from London City will also be boosted, with additional frequencies on Ibiza, Edinburgh and Berlin.

Timetable:

Preveza

Route Flight number Days of Operation Departure and arrival times Dates
LHR-PVK

PVK-LHR

LHR-PVK

PVK-LHR

BA674

BA681

BA674

BA681

Weds

Weds

Sun

Sun

08:20/13:45

14:45/16:10

11:25/16:50

17:45/1910

26 May 19 to 29 Sep 19

 

Bastia

Route Flight number Days of Operation Departure and arrival times Dates
LHR-BIA

BIA-LHR

BA586

BA587

Saturday

Saturday

07:40/11:00

11:50/13:10

25 May 19 to 28 Sep 19

 

*Prices stated above are one way based on a return economy basic fare.

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